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Re: Appending lists

From: tomas
Subject: Re: Appending lists
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2021 08:57:04 +0200
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On Sat, Jun 19, 2021 at 01:50:43AM +0200, Emanuel Berg via Users list for the 
GNU Emacs text editor wrote:
> tomas wrote:
> > All this shows that "shallow" and "deep" are relative.
> Then these terms should be dropped, perhaps.

Relative terms are (relatively) useful. Would you drop "left" or
"right" or "up" or "down"?

> Or one has to do it case-by-case anyway since one cannot be
> sure they mean the same thing from one case to another.
> For example, recursive copy with cp(1) works in such a way
> that it will, and I quote, "copy directories recursively".

What about symlinks?

 - t

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